Ann Boyd1

F, #1230, b. 11 December 1828, d. 9 April 1913
Father*James Boyd b. 1801, d. a 1838
Mother*Jane Hudson b. 1805, d. a 1838
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of William Robert Thomas Boyd
     Ann Boyd was born on 11 December 1828 at Ireland, daughter of James Boyd and Jane Hudson.2 Ann Boyd married Sandford Strobridge between 1843 and 1850.2 Ann Boyd married Francis Gowdy on 26 March 1866 at Burford Twp, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.2,3 Ann Boyd married Henry Postill on 25 April 1894 at Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.2,4 Ann Boyd died on 9 April 1913 at Burford, Ontario, Canada, at age 84.5 She was buried circa 12 April 1913 at Fairfield Cemetery, Burford Twp, Brant, Ontario, Canada.6
     As of between 1843 and 1850,her married name was Strobridge.2 As of 26 March 1866,her married name was Gowdy.2 As of 25 April 1894,her married name was Postill.2

Family 1

Sandford Strobridge b. c 1822, d. bt 1854 - 1865
Marriage*Ann Boyd married Sandford Strobridge between 1843 and 1850.2 

Family 2

Francis Gowdy b. 1817, d. 1882
Marriage*Ann Boyd married Francis Gowdy on 26 March 1866 at Burford Twp, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.2,3 

Family 3

Henry Postill b. 28 Aug 1836, d. 29 Jul 1914
Marriage*Ann Boyd married Henry Postill on 25 April 1894 at Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.2,4 
Last Edited9 Dec 2012


  1. [S18] Various, Ancestory Dot Com,
    one world tree.
  2. [S18] Various, Ancestory Dot Com,
    world tree
    2. Ann BOYD (James BOYD1) was born 11 DEC 1828 in IRELAND, and died 9 APR 1913 in BURFORD TOWNSHIP,
    ONTARIO, CANADA. She married Sandford STROWBRIDGE WFT Est. 1841-1854. He was born WFT Est. 1803-1830 in
    CANADA, and died WFT Est. 1854-1916. She married Francis GOWDY WFT Est. 1840-1868. He was born 1817 in
    COUNTY ARMAGH, IRELAND, and died 1882. She married Henry POSTILL WFT Est. 1842-1845. He was born WFT Est.
    1811-1831, and died WFT Est. 1845-1917.
    Children of Ann BOYD and Sandford STROWBRIDGE are:
    Children of Ann BOYD and Francis GOWDY are:
    + 3 i. Mary STROBRIDGE was born WFT Est. 1846-1869, and died WFT Est. 1868-1953.
    + 4 ii. Jane STROWBRIDGE was born 22 MAY 1851 in CANADA, and died 24 JAN 1921 in BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA.
    + 5 i. William Francis GOWDY was born 16 AUG 1867 in BRANT COUNTY, ONTARIO, CANADA, and died 6 JUN 1929.
    + 6 ii. Margaret GOWDY was born 1871, and died WFT Est. 1889-1965.
  3. [S51] Marriage Index, online unknown url,
    Name:Francis Gowdy
    Birth Place:Ireland
    Residence:Burford Township
    Estimated Birth Year:abt 1845
    Spouse Name:Ann Boyn
    Spouse Birth Place:Ireland
    Spouse Residence:Burford Township
    Marriage Date:26 Mar 1866
    Marriage County:Oxford
    Archives of Ontario Microfilm:MS248_12.
  4. [S36] Various, Marriage Record,
    Henry Postill age 58 widower married Anna Gowdy age 60 widow daughter of James and Jane Boyd at Windham on April 25, 1894.
  5. [S25] Various, Death Record,

    name:Ann Postill
    event date:09 Apr 1913
    event place:Burford, Brant, Ontario
    father:James Boyd
    mother:Jane Hudson
    digital folder number:4170938.
  6. [S49] Various, Cemetery Listing,
    Gowdy, Ann (Boyd), b. 1829, d. 1913, w/o Francis Gowdy.
  7. [S3] Government of Canada, 1851 Census of Canada,
    Sandford Stobridge farmer canada methodist 29
    Ann Strobridge Pensylvania US CoE 23
    Jane Stobridge Canada CoE 1.
  8. [S6] Government of Canada, 1871 Census of Canada,
    Gowdy, Francis age 53
    Ann 40
    William 3
    Margaret 2mos Feb
    Courtney, John age 16 servant
    Strobridge, Jane age 19 servant.
  9. [S8] Government of Canada, 1881 Census of Canada,
    Gowdy, Francis m age 62
    Ann f age 50
    Wm Francis m age 13
    Margaret A f age 10.
  10. [S10] Government of Canada, 1891 Census of Canada,
    Gowdy, Ann f 60 w
    William m 23
    Margaret f 20.
  11. [S12] Government of Canada, 1901 Census of Canada,
    Postill, Henry aug 28 1836
    Ann Dec 11 1831
    Gowdy, Margaret Feb 27, 1871
    They are living next door to the family of William Gowdy.
  12. [S18] Various, Ancestory Dot Com,
    Press family tree.